Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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View of the Capitol Christmas Tree in 2013 at night next to the Capitol Building.
The regular practice of displaying a Christmas tree on the Capitol Grounds is...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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East Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
AOC’s annual Performance and Accountability Report provides the results of the...

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Warehouses in Fort Meade, Maryland store items such as statues that were once displayed on the East Front of the Capitol.
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for managing all of the buildings...

The Nation's Stage

The U.S. Capitol serves as the nation’s stage, hosting annual events such concerts and the Capitol Christmas Tree. Additionally, the Capitol hosts Presidential Inaugurations every four years and is the location for many ceremonies such as the lying in state of honored citizens. The Capitol Building hosts hundreds of other events annually including rallies, protests and other gatherings that demonstrate the Constitutions First Amendment in practice.

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